Oct 17 2012
SLO Wine’s Rockin’ Harvest Celebration November 2-4, 2012


It’s just around the corner…SLO Wine’s Rockin’ Harvest Celebration!
November 2-4, 2012

Get your tickets now for the biggest beach party on the Central Coast
SLO Wine Country’s
Rockin’ Harvest Celebration Weekend
Click here to purchase tickets!


Have you Booked Your Stay In Avila Beach?
We are excited to partner once again this year with our friends at the Avila Beach Tourism Alliance and will be offering $20 off Saturday’s Grand Harvest Celebration Tickets with a purchase of a night stay at an Avila Beach Lodging Partner Property.  This promotion will be ongoing throughout the next month, so purchase your tickets now and get a great deal!  For more information about Avila Beach Lodging Partners, click here!

Both the Rockin’ Road Trip and the Collaborative Winemaker Dinner, “Crafted on the Coast” are anticipated to sell out very soon.  If you would like to attend either one of these events, we encourage you to purchase tickets now–click here to purchase!  Below is more information about the events for Friday:

*FRIDAY, November 2nd:  “Rockin’ Road Trip”
Tickets: $50

Avila La Fonda Hotel
101 San Miguel Street  Avila Beach, CA 93424
*Rockin’ Road Trip riders will recieve a commemorative glass along with wine tasting and complimentary croissants & coffee
Donated by:  Avila La Fonda Hotel & Joe Mammas Coffee

Parking Fee: $5 per vehicle to be purchased at the parking lot terminals.
Become a SLO Wine groupie and hop on our tour bus for a behind-the-scenes look at Harvest 2012!  You’ll explore SLO Wine Country and get hands-on experience working a Harvest with several of our winemaking teams.  From vine to wine, you’ll learn, explore, blend, trim, thieve and taste the handcrafted wine that encompasses the terrior of our wine region.  Our winemaker tour guides will give you an up-close look at the art of crafting beautiful wine.  The tour includes your ticket to ride, along with a prepared lunch in the vineyards by PORTER’S FOOD TRUCK.
*Featured Wineries:
 Chamisal Vineyards, Tolosa Winery, Edna Valley Vineyard

Friday, November 2nd:  “Crafted on the Coast” Winemaker Dinner at Lido Restaurant

6-8pm with Wine Reception beginning at 5:30pm
Tickets: $90
Lido Restaurant at Dolphin Bay
2727 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach, 93449
Friday evening’s collaborative winemaker dinner at the Lido restaurant, “Crafted on the Coast”, will feature Executive Chefs Jacob Moss and Maegan Loring alongside winemakers from throughout SLO Wine Country.  Four entrees will be paired with some of the region’s best reds, whites and blends.  You will also have the pleasure of dining with one of our celebrity winemakers and exploring the terrior of SLO Wine Country.  *Featured Brands and Winemakers:  Laetitia Vineyard & Winery, Saucelito Canyon Vineyard, Claiborne & Churchill, Sextant Wines, Zocker, Ancient Peaks.
*Featured Wineries at Recpetion: Chamisal, Tolosa, Edna Valley, Tangent, Salisbury Vineyards and many more! 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd:  ROCKIN’ HARVEST GRAND TASTING, WINE & LIFESTYLE AUCTION: We have SOLD OUT of our VIP tables of 8 so for all you lucky VIP’s, you’ll have a front row seat at the Grand Tasting, Wine & Lifestyle Auction.  We still have a few BACKSTAGE PASSES left for the early entry at 11am, so purchase your tickets soon–CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!  We are excited to be featuring GATHER WINE BAR, who will be hosting scrumptious appetizers to all the VIP attendees! 

Below is more information about Saturday’s Grand Tasting & Wine Auction:

12-3pm (EARLY ENTRY 11AM with Backstage Pass)
Tickets:  $95 Early Entry Backstage Pass (11am private tasting with limited selection wines), $85 General Admission
Avila Beach Golf Resort
6464 Ana Bay Drive
Avila Beach, 93424

Book your stay in Avila Beach and get $20 off your tickets!  For more information and to see a list of participating lodging partners, click here!

The Grand Tasting and Auction will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 12 – 3pm at the beautiful Avila Beach Golf Resort. Over 60 wineries and restaurants from the San Luis Obispo region will be featured in the scenic seaside setting of the Avila Beach Golf Resort. Winemakers, local chefs and wine lovers share the fruits of their labor and passion for the art of winemaking. We are proud to partner with Hospice of San Luis Obispo County as they will be our beneficiary this year’s “Fund-A-Need” lot.  This auction is not your typical run of the mill auction.  Be prepared to be entertained by the winemakers as they show off their lifestyle auction lots–CLICK HERE TO PREVIEW OUR LIVE AUCTIONBack by popular demand, this year’s auction will once again feature live music from the Winemaker’s Band, ‘The Crushtones’ along with “The Local Vocals”.  For locals, and those from out of the area, this is a great time to explore San Luis Obispo and discover the culinary treasures of our unique region.  Take advantage of a limited number of “back stage passes”–your ticket to get in early at 11AM and sample limited reserve wines, poured during this hour only.

Here’s a list of local eats we have lined up for Saturday’s Grand Tasting:
Luna Red
Pacifica Catering
Truffle Gateau Chocolate
Steamers of Pismo
Olea Farm (Olive Oil)
Evo Revitalizing Water
Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab
Windows on the Water
Cracked Crab
Apple Farm
Mother’s Tavern – MOTAV
SeaVenture Resort & Restaurant

California Pizza Kitchen
Mee Heng Low Noodle House

Old Custom House
Chino’s Rock & Tacos

Gardens of Avila
Tara Stumph Catering
LunaOlivio Handcrafted Olive Oils and Balsamic
Avila Wine & Roasting Company

2012 Participating Wineries:
Ancient Peaks Winery * Autry Cellars * Baileyana Winery * Cadre Vineyards* Calpoly Wine * Center of Effort Wines * Chamisal Vineyards
Claiborne & Churchill Winery* Clesi Wines* Edna Valley Vineyard * Filipponi Ranch Cellars * Kelsey See Canyon Vineyards* Kynsi Winery
Laetitia Winery * Peloton Cellars *
Phantom Rivers Wine* Pismo Beach Winery * Sans Liege * Salisbury Vineyards
Saucelito Canyon Vineyard  * Sextant Wines * Stephen Ross Wine Cellars* Sinor – LaVallee Wines* Talley Vineyards* Tangent Winery Tolosa Winery *
Trenza Winery * Wolff Vineyards * Zocker

Think of this as getting two days for the price of one!  With the purchase of your Saturday Rockin’ Harvest Grand Tasting Pass, you will get the opportunity to explore
SLO Wine Country ALL-DAY Sunday, for FREE!  CHECK OUT ALL THE EVENTS HAPPENING SUNDAY–CLICK HERE!  Come ‘party like a rock star and hit the SLO Wine trail!  Let the party carry on at participating wineries, where they pull out the wine, food and entertainment once again at their individual wineries. Your ticket into the Grand Tasting gives you an all access pass to stop at every member winery event on Sunday and taste for FREE!!!  All you have to do is wear your all access bracelet from the main event on Saturday and bring your wine glass with you on Sunday, and you’ll be ready to rock two days straight with SLO Wine Country!

We look forward to celebrating with you!  QUESTIONS? Call 805-541-5868 or email info@slowine.com.


For our current list of participating restaurants for Harvest Celebration, and winery events for Harvest Celebration weekend, visit our website at www.slowine.com.


Thank you to our sponsors:




Mailing Address: 4915 Orcutt Road    SLO, CA   93401     805.541.5868     fax: 805.434.9380


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